28th Sunday of the Year, Gospel Reflection with Fr Bill Grimm, 2014 Oct 12
Posted by Fr Nelson MCBS on October 11, 2014
In the Eucharist, in the worship and service of the community of good and bad folks that Jesus invites to the banquet of God’s Kingdom, I am offered a foretaste of heaven. How could I do other than rejoice?
Twenty-Eighth Sunday of the Year (A)
1 Jesus began to speak to them in parables once again,
2 ‘The kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a king who gave a feast for his son’s wedding.
3 He sent his servants to call those who had been invited, but they would not come.
4 Next he sent some more servants with the words, “Tell those who have been invited: Look, my
banquet is all prepared, my oxen and fattened cattle have been slaughtered, everything is ready.
Come to the wedding.”
5 But they were not interested: one went off to his farm, another to his business,
6 and the rest seized his servants, maltreated them and killed them.
7 The king was furious. He despatched his troops, destroyed those murderers and burnt their town.
8 Then he said to his servants, “The wedding is ready; but as those who were invited proved to be unworthy,
9 go to the main crossroads and invite everyone you can find to come to the wedding.”
10 So these servants went out onto the roads and collected together every